Ministry of Environment
and Forests, Government of India, vide notification dated
20/6/91 declared Dahanu Taluka as an ecologically fragile
area and have imposed restrictions on setting up of industries.
Industries have been classified under three
categories i.e. Green, Orange, Red for the purpose of permitting/restricting
such industrial activities in Dahanu Taluka. Only industries
in the Green Category are allowed to establish in approved
industrial areas subject to following.